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to show you some of the hardest hit areas. >> and people living in working in new york city they depend on public transportation to get around. sandy brought all of that to a complete spot. find out when spans assistance is back and running. 83 is nice and clear. i'll let you know how traffic is shaping up on 95 and 695 coming up next. >> and you are taking a live look at new york city's time square where cleanup efforts are still underway following hurricane sandy. we'll have all the details coming up next on good morning maryland. >>> 4:39. thanks for joining us. in the aftermath of sandy hospitals in new york are struggling to stay open and operate in the height of the storm. the nyu medical center had to be evacuated, this morning another hospital is closing its doors and moving their patients. abc2 news kirk union key is outside that hospital. >> it's power is out. they had backup generators, they thought they'd be oak but they realized the flooding was worse than anticipated. they had to evacuate patients and relocate them to other hospitals in the area. it's been quite the proces
there helicopter 23 over staten island new york. it's named after 23 new york city police officers who lost their lives on september 11th. the crew performed a rooftop rescue in a flooded neighborhood. they helped five adults and a child trapped get out of their house. >>> around the nation, the united states border patrol they say an attempt to illegally cross into arizona was a huge failure. you can see why. the suspected smugglers tried to drive this jeep over a 14- foot high border fence using a makeshift ramps. patrolling agents saw it and the jeep got stuck. the suspects ran back into mexico and agents removed the jeep. they have received it as well as the ramp. >>> a fight for a parking spot took a dangerous turn. a 65-year-old man jumped on the hood of another car. the driver was inside that car. the whole thing caught on tape. now it turns out evelyn denese said harold coaler got out of control when he got out to get a parking spot. denese keyed her car. he confronted her. as she tried to drive away he jumped on the hood of her car. she drove with him on the car for about 300 yards
to a foot of the wind-driven heavy snow. still snowing in long island. along new york city, they had up to six to seven inches of snow as well as much of new jersey. and now locally on our radar, we had just a few areas of some flurries, a little bit of sleet activity, some sprinkles. that's pretty much ended, just getting a sprinkle here, northeastern maryland. south of salisbury getting a few flurries now, and temperatures are above freezing thankfully. but it is cold. upper 30s, wind gusting to around 15 miles an hour will increase during the afternoon, gusting 25 to 30 as we climb into the low 50s and we'll get some sunshine back during the afternoon. i'm back in ten minutes. first 4 traffic now with danella. good morning. >> good morning. still watching on the accident as you travel northbound fairfax county parkway approaching the dulles toll road. this is closer to sunrise valley drive. the northbound lanes are blocked by a three-vehicle crash in that area. still seeing delays grow as you travel northbound on fairfax county parkway. i would skip it, avoid it and take reston parkw
. >> reporter: it's a nightmare in new york city for some. despite limited subway and mass transit service up and running, it's a super slow go and thousands have to commute by foot. >> walked across the brooklyn bridge. >> in manhattan hundreds of thousands still in the dark, some cold and starving. >> people are dumpster diving and what they are going after is the food. >> reporter: it may be days before the power is back. >> over 100,000 power lines on ground. >> reporter: across new york's long island power is out and patience is running out. >> i don't have the transportation out of here. >> reporter: in toms river, new jersey, a high school is now a shelter. in westwarck, connecticut, belongings remain strewn about. >> we need to get cleaned out. >> reporter: in west virginia the weight from sandy's heavy snow on monday has now collapsed roofs. the storm's wrath widespread and strong. >> no heat. we have no power. >> reporter: still, officials are encouraging. >> the good news is that there are a lot of people who want to help. >> reporter: but the grim reality, not so easy to swaggo, s
of picking through the rubble and those treasured possessions they had. just outside of new york city, kirk i know that you started out here in maryland over on kent island and made your way through new jersey. give us an idea of how bad it is and the things you've seen along the way. >> reporter: well, here in hoboken they're dealing with power outages and flood waters which have receded. we made our way up the jersey shore and saw some pretty unbelievable things. we stopped in cape may, a beach called reed's beach. we saw homes decimated by the storm, entire living rooms ripped off the back of the home, unbelievable stuff, and further north of new jersey we found a marina that had also been destroyed by the storm, boats tossed around like toys, probably a good 30 to 40 boats destroyed. i talked to at least one boater out there who said he couldn't believe his eyes. he could not believe what he was seeing. many people describing it the same way from reed's beach to that marina. they're saying it looks like a bomb blew off and just destroyed everything in its path. back here in hoboken, the a
that passport renewed in time for your trip. >> new york city is all but shut down. >> reporter: how about the next big storm? >> the weather guys will have to look out the window more often. >> reporter: meterologists were able to track hurricane sandy using federal satellites. will noaa be able to spend what it needs? >> satellite controlled navigation, that system won't be put in place. >> reporter: we could see slowdowns at some airports. >> the faa is going to have to take some controllers out of the towers. >> reporter: fuller says everybody will be inconvenienced but worse? >> just about everybody will see their tax goes up. >> reporter: people who work will see their payroll tax goes up and people who itemize won't be able to deduct child care expenses because congress hasn't continued those reductions and small businesses will lose money because of changes in the inheritance tax. >> we lose most of the jobs that have been added and we're back to the depths of the recession again. >> reporter: peggy fox, 9 news now. >> nobody wants to go back there. now the governor of virgini
as the rain will be long gone. i-95, between washington, baltimore, trenton, new york city, even lower portions of the hudson valley and new england, the rain is moving in. this shield of light rain. nothing too intense with it but just enough that you will need the windshield wipers. a wider view shows it goes into the the adirondacks, new hampshire, vermont. the forecast is going to call for that front to kick off the east coast during the day today. temperatures will plummet as a warm, beautiful day yesterday. the cold air in the heart of the country will spill to the east coast. no big storms behind this. we're really dealing with temperatures that are chilly from minneapolis to denver. with sunshine, it will be pretty manageable. 40 in chicago, 55 in kansas city, not bad in texas. as i mentioned on the east coast, rain this morning and this afternoon looks okay. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the rain outside your window. cincinnati, ohio, brisk, cold this morning, 44 this afternoon. that's better than what you dealt with yesterday with the rain for
storm victims. new york city mayor michael bloomberg is comparing the storm's impact to hurricane katrina. he says as many as 40,000 people were left homeless by the storm though that number is worst case scenario. public schools in new york and new jersey are hoping to return students to some sense of normalcy. some cools will reopen today and others possibly by wednesday. people are still waiting in line for hours to get gas. the defense department has set up stations in the new york city areaway 10-gallon limit. -- some schools will reopen today. >>> some breaking news from the sandy storm zone. a small earthquake has struck in northern new jersey. the u.s. geological survey says the 2.0 uake hit at 1:19 this morning in ridgewood, new jersey. some residents reported hearing a lot boom when the quake struck but for reports of damage this morning. >>> coming up next, changes are coming to d.c.'s speed camera fines. >> the mayor makes a move to lower what drivers will pay but the battle to make them even lower is not over just yet. fox 5 morning news is back in a moment. 
all seen the video and pictures of the aftermath of hurricane sandy. from new jersey to new york city in the north to right here in maryland and garrett county. damage from wind, water and snow is causing huge problems and upsetting many lives. areas that were spared got hit the hardest here in maryland. threefeet of snow block roads and trapping people in their homes. the county put out calls for help. many answered. >> we were prepared both internally and with external assets to be prepared for a direct hit. blessing is we did not receive that. now we are able to use some of our own resources to help others. >> baltimore city sent ems crews to new jersey. the crews handled more than 40 calls in just 12 hours. >>> a few hours up 95 tonight millions of people are still without electricity and heat. at least 105 deaths are being blamed on hurricane sandy. the storm is forcing the city to break with tradition in solidarity. >> hurricane sandy has claimed another casualty. the new york city marathon has been canceled. >> it was clear this was not going to be a celebration of new york. it
. welcome, everybody. our "starting point" this morning, the aftermath of the superstorm. new york city slowly getting back to normal this morning, but no heat, no power, gas running low. bumper to bumper traffic. patience is being tested. some subways are running again this morning, so many are buses. fares, free, today, as workers are trying to keep the financial heart of the country beating. rob marciano this morning at the brooklyn bridge for us. hey, rob, good morning! >> reporter: good morning, soledad. there'll be a lot of foot traffic once again over this bridge. and if you are in a car, you'll need at least three people in that vehicle. carpooling is going to be the call today, because yesterday, there was absolute gridlock across the city. we didn't have much in the way of bus lines running. these subways were still shut down. all the people that would typically travel underground were trying to get to work aboveground. and boy, some places, there was chaos. i mean, people pushing and shoving, just to try to get on a bus. many buses that were traveling past 10th and 14th stree
years new york city is rationing gas. it could last several weeks. starting this morning the odd- even plate system will go into effect in new york city. and people with odd numbered licenses get on odd days. it is theme it will ease demand and get rid of the long lines. and new jersey implemented the same system next week. >>> the mess that's been left behind by sandy, we forget about the people here in maryland who are struggling because we saw some damage, too. >> and today we can help the people. we have more about how can you lend a helping hand. >> reporter: yes, we are here live in front of the aquarium where they are entouringed to drop off donations. and there will be a bus here and they want people to fill it with donations. and it is called the crab capital of the world. and toys. portable heaters. supplies and tools. officials from golden rain transportation will deliver them to the families. can you drop off your items here in front of the national aquarium from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. here. the goal is to help people get on their feet. live from downtown baltimore, sherrie john
jersey amid long lines and flaring tempers. while across the river, the new york city marathon is cancelled after officials came under fire for planning to run a race as people here are struggling to survive. we've got it all covered live. three days and counting. president obama and governor romney make their final appearances in battleground states as we inch closer to election day. this morning, the results of our new polling in the states that just might decide this election. >>> and, welcome erica. say hello to the newest member of the "today" family, my new co-anchor erica hill. we can't wait for her to get started today, saturday november 3rd, 2012. >> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," decision 2012. with lester holt and erica hill. live from democracy plaza. >>> and a big good morning to everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. i'm lester holt here on democracy plaza, our home for nbc's election coverage, all the way through tuesday. but i am right now pleased to welcome my new co-host erica hill. great to have you here. before we get start
in pennsylvania and in upstate new york, or western new york really, i guess everything outside of new york city is upstate in new york. anyway, they've got some snow. and, again, this is all involving the circulation over what's left of sandy, which is in eastern canada right now way up north. and it's slowly but surely pulling, pulling, pulling away. now, our weather looks quiet this weekend and early next week, but a couple of storms will be developing down in the south. we're in a pattern that's gonna get these storms out over the atlantic to be something questionable. we'll be talking about the prospects of stormy weather sometime next week coming up in just a few minutes with our insta weather plus forecast. >>> our big story this morning comes out of baltimore city where police are investigating the sexual assault of a female jogger. >> her attacker held her at knife point. here's the latest on the investigation. >> the fells point promenade offers excellent views of baltimore's water front, so it's no surprise it's become a popular spot to go jogging but sharon clark said she's encounter
for another round of bad weather. >> new york city officials evacuating hundreds of people from four nursing homes in a storm-battered area. while the nor'easter not expected to be as bad as sandy, officials are worried about first responders being stretched too thin. airlines have cancelled hundreds of flights out of new york city already for today. now, it's 5:26. it's 39 degrees. we've got much more news here on "good morning washington" starting at 5:30. >> still ahead, more live reports on election results. we're going to have reaction from president obama. >> with your stories and your struggles, i return to the white house more determined and more inspired than ever about the work there is to do and the future that lies ahead. >> straight ahead, president obama sounds determined to change the feeling of politics as usual in washington. good morning to you, washington. it's wednesday, november 7. i'm cynne simpson. >> and i'm steve chevy enee. let's get right to jacqui engineers with our forecast. >> later on today, the first snowflakes
. this is video from a new york city police helicopter showing crews rescuing people from flooded homes tuesday. rescuers found 14 people alive. three others were dead. a couple is also missing, but police say their car is gone, leading them to believe the two drove out. many people in that area tried to ride out the storm despite evacuation orders. >>> today, new york governor andrew cuomo declared a transportation emergency. here's why. subway tunnels are completely flooded out there. the army corps of engineers now bringing in pumping devices to get that water out. the company that runs the subway and bus system in new york city waived fees for today and tomorrow. however, not all subway lines are running because some stations and tunnels remain flooded. other stations are out of service because of lingering power outages. >>> we're getting a better look at the dangerous conditions when hurricane sandy hit. take a look at this dramatic video from firefighters. you can see the homes there engulfed in flames. firefighters had strong winds and the threat of rising water prevented them from batt
>>> good morning. gridlock. three days after sandy getting in and out of new york city a nightmare. long lines at gas stations across the region as the death toll from the storm rises to at least 74 people. >>> and new images show its fury in connecticut and new jersey today,thursday, november 1st, 2012. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. the storm recovery is already beginning, but already mounting frustration among people over how long it's going to take. and i guess that's understandable. >> yeah, and it's going to take a while. that much is clear. not just here in the city, but across the northeast region. as we mentioned, gas has become a hot commodity, especially in storm-damaged parts of new jersey and long island. the traffic problems around new york city are so bad now, governor andrew cuomo has declared a transportation emergency. >>> couple of new regulations in place, for example, a minimum passenger mandate is in effect for cars that try to get on the island of manhattan. you have to have thr
and their excitement for the reelected president. >> new york city where excitement filled times square and it's a nice change frrt images we have been showing out of new york in the wake of sandy. crowds went crazy when the president projected to win reelection. >> and another major new york city landmark showing off the patriotic side. the life on the -- lights on the empire state building red, white and blue and blue at base of it and that's because it's in honor of president obama's win. the american people have spoken and you have reelected president obama for a second term. >> he has spooferers -- supporters gather to celebrate the very maniry and we have more on the big win. >> reporter: thousands packed the chicago convention center to celebrate the current and future president barack obama. >> our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back, and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> reporter: tonight's outcome was anything but certain. it has been six months and more than 100 rallies since the president offi
. tomorrow, the even numbers will get their turn. maybe and new york city is hoping this system will ease some of the growing frustration from residents there. that's because right now, only 25% of the gas stations are open in new york city. the severe gasoline shortage was of course caused by the damage and the power outages associated with superstorm sandy. new jersey started the same rationing system a few days ago. >>> and you can help people struggling to recover from sandy with just a click of the mouse. log on to facebook and like us on our facebook fan page, wusatv9.com's fan page, and we ll donate a dollar to the american red cross for each click. >>> when the news continues at noon, our update on our colleague briewsh bruce la shan and what he and his family are dealing with after a tree almost destroyed their house during hurricane sandy. >>> plus we will speak to former republican presidential candidate newt gingrich and his wife is here, and they will talk about pearpship and they have books coming out. we will get it all in when we come back. >>> welcome back to the news at
in place -- scenes like police help are taking place. new york city firefighters and the national guard assisted in the transfer of patients. you have to look for an alternative market use the north east regional amtrak train to head up north. the plan to restore some service on friday to and from the york city. if i did schedule is expected to be released tomorrow. --a fight is scheduled is expected to be released ma. >> a group of baltimore paramedics is headed to new jersey to help out with the aftermath. >> they are part of a team from maryland requested to make the trip. kai reed there as they packed up for deployment. >> paramedic is the impact of for an assignment but this one is a little different. >> you are anxious but accokeek does want to get there and it started. >> she and four other baltimore city paramedic will have to abandon county, new jersey thursday morning -- to atlantic county, new jersey, thursday morning. >> straps, extra tabs. >> they have seen the devastating pictures and the 911 calls for service are overwhelming first responders. what a lot of flood and wind
to new york city, and long island. going on 11 days of a fuel shortage, drivers have a short fuse. >> impossible. there is no gas or you wait three hours. >> reporter: many running out before they reach the pump. last night a cop was there to keep peace, and helped a man push his car the final block. a new york man was charged with running down a police officer after he was told to move his car from a gas line because it was blocking traffic. more than 500,000 customers across the region are living without power. many also need gas to keep generators running in frigid temperatures. >> 90% is not a victory, the 10% who don't have power is a defeat, we will keep working and keep pushing the issue until that number is zero. 10 days after the killer storm, new york city mayor, michael bloomberg is taking action. instituting, odd, even gas rationing system. it will be available to drivers with license plate numbers ending in an odd number or a letter beginning today. drivers with plate numbers ending in even or zero can get gas starting saturday. we have to do something. it's practical
chris christie toured the area. and progress is being made in new york city as 80% of the subway lines are back up and running. schools not damaged by the storm are expected to open on monday. however, with 9,000 customers in the metro area still in the dark, and long lines continue to plague customers at gas stations. and resources that would have been devoted to the new york city marathon will now be diverted to the public. and anheuser-busch is converting its plant in cartersville, georgia, to can water by the six pack, shipping it to the red cross, where it will be distributed where it's needed most. locally, bge has sent crews to help in the area as well. still ahead, baltimore city police have a pair of deadly shootings on their hands tonight. and home coming takes on a whole new meaning to the team whole new meaning to the team as they dedicate ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese ad
to recover from the destruction and parts of new york city are still paralyzed. some subway service has returned and it was announced that power will be restored to all of manhattan by saturday. with limited photograph are i can into the city lines for buss are growing people ordered to drive with three passengers are stuck in traffic or running out of gas. >> i had this luckyly so i just got out of my car and ran to the nearest gas station. >> reporter: the coast guard is working to bring in more fuel and the marathon is still a go despite criticism that runner runners will go through devastated areas. >> and families could only stand by helplessly as trees came falling down around their homes. this video from long island, john wassing as sandy toppled multiple trees right down the street. the fire then started at the end of the street. just watch the trees. >> furniture and debris all piled up. the devastation is so bad leaders aren't sure how many homes have been impacted. a beach front restaurant, the storm surge from sandy sent water crashing through a window. he didn't get help
sandy continues. tonight mary -- mayor bloomberg has canceled the new york city marathon but food, fuel and power are still out in the hardest-hit areas. >> four days later, the theory of sandy is too much -- the fuyr ry of sandy is too much to bear. >> we need help here. we truly do. we need someone to come and tell us which way to go. >> many simply are not going anywhere. >> lines have been 2 miles long. >> lines for fuel and traffic are just too charging phone have been overwhelming for many. >> in some cases, pushing patients and the motion over the edge. the difficulties stretch for miles along the atlantic coast. >> no heat, no power. >> hope is quickly fading. >> we have bodies removed -- being removed. >> devastation that after days of controversy forced organizers to cancel this weekend's new york city marathon. >> the race had become a distraction for people who were working trying to help people. >> how is beginning to show up by the truck load here. the basic necessities like water, food and warm clothes. tonight an all-star lineup of entertainers gathered for a benefit for
from hurricane sandy. there are shelters open in new york city and the suburbs. the city is also handing out thousands of blankets to people who refuse to leave their homes, but mayor michael bloomberg says they could need up to 40,000 shelter spots for people. the gas shortage could continue for days. northern new jersey is on day two of a rationing program. only drivers with license plates ending in even numbers could fill up today. >> probably keep people sitting out there for three hours at a time. i don't think it's going to hurt anything too bad. >> and, of course, today was going to be the day of the new york city marathon before city leaders called off the race on friday. thousands of runners ran anyway inside central park. others went to staten island handing out supplies. many were still wearing race numbers. >>> word tonight from amtrak that service will be limited tomorrow between washington, new york, and boston. amtrak is telling passengers to make reservations by telephone or online to avoid sold-out trains and long lines at ticket counters. crews are still repairi
.m. continues now. >> we have breaking news on the new york city marathon. the mayor has decided to cancel their race after criticism. many new yorkers had been complaining it would be insensitive and divert city resources when many are suffering. no word on whether it has been rescheduled. right now, winds of 90 miles an hour and two feet of snow. it certainly created a punch of weather extremes. >> several days later there are more questions about the impact of global warming on our climate. we joined a teleconference with some ocean scientists to find out answers on this. he joins us with more. >> the four hundred year old tree which you see behind me that has been reduced to a stop is another victim of sandy. as you said, some scientists are speaking out about climate change in the role that the place with the super storms and how it chesapeake area will be affected. the tree is one of the evidence markers left by super storm sandy. profs discussed with reporters concerns about future storms. >> unless we solve the climate crisis, we can be sure that a super hurricane fuelled by global
interfered with the relief efforts underway after sandy. >>> in new york city leaders there are taking steps to reduce the gas lines. beginning today drivers with license plates ending with odd numbers can get fuel. tomorrow it will be people with even numbers that can fill up. only 25% of the gas stations are are open right now. >>> and getting to new york city by rail is still a challenge but amtrak is hoping to have three of its tunnels to new york's penn station back open by tonight. amtrak's goal is to restore all of its service and commuter rail in and out of the station by monday. >>> many of us here across the mid-atlantic are learning some pretty hard lessons after the superstorm. >> our own bruce leshan is living the nightmare, trying to rebuild after a tree nearly destroyed his home. he hopes it will help others. >> i'm learning a lot about how to come back after a huge tree nearly destroyed my home. and i'm hoping what i've learned is going to help some other people. a week ago i lived in a forest of tulip poplars. but all around the neighborhood now, the chainsaws are buzzing, t
on the ground, from new york city into the new england states many we thought this storm might make a southern push, put maryland more into that coating to an inch type scenario. it just did not pan out. no shoveling required. plows can take it easy. you can see the center of the storm a couple hundred miles off of atlantic city, new jersey and sending in the wrap around prescription -- precipitation. temperatures diving into the 30s, just above freezing, enough for slick spots. trend for tomorrow we'll warm it up. 32 tonight. a few snow showers but mainly to the north and east. tomorrow 50 under clearing skies. it will stay breezy. and then 33 tomorrow night as we stay clear, cold. the outlook into the weekend is good stuff. temperatures getting mild. we're at 60 on saturday. some spots south of the city toward edgewater, 70. that's good news for the veterans day parade. kind of an ugly night, especially eastern shore, up through cecil. >>> all right. you have voted and the verdict is. it's the president who beat out mitt romney. tory dunnan joins us with more on the president's big night. >>
are canceling hundreds of flights all -- out of new york city airports. >> a virginia task forces back from new jersey after helping with recovery. >> the team conducted a search and rescue operations in new jersey. we spoke to residents the first several days after the storm. >> we brought our boats and continued to assist. they had another assignment. we continued that operation late into the night removing people. >> maryland task force one is also home. they focused on efforts in new york. they partnered with national guard to get out and help storm victims. >> let's check in to find out more details about what is ahead. >> moisture out there -- south and east of the metro area. everything is just rain at this moment, but we will likely see a little mixing coming in. let's turn to live super doppler -- you see that on the eastern shore. also frederiksberg, light rain coming down at this time. for the most part, you will see light showers in the metro area. winter weather advisories for northeast maryland including baltimore. they could potentially get one-3 inches of wet snow. the ground te
is changing how the increase in extreme weather we have experienced in new york city may or may not be the result it should compel all elected leaders to take action. governor bloomberg rates we need leadership from the white house. president obama has taken major steps to reduce our current consumption, including higher fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks. he notes that mitt romney, too, has a history of toppling climate change. he signed onto a regional cap and trade plan that would reduce carbon emissions. he could not be more right, but since then he has reversed course, abandoning the very program he once supported. this issue is too important. we need leadership of the national level to move the world and nation forward. that is michael bloomberg endorsing president obama over the issue of climate change and the hurricane sandy fallout. lots of news stories coming from the fallout. the hurricane death toll has been rising. the hurricane sandy death toll now above the 90 and rising as emergency workers canvas flood and fire-ravaged neighborhoods. police say at lea
and they faced a choice of standing in line for buses, or trying to get to work on their own. >> new york city crews are working to get all subway tracks clear and more trains running. there's plenty of gasoline, in the superstorm battered northeast just not at the gas stations. drivers in new york and new jersey have been waiting in long lines upwards of two hours to fill up while millions of gallons of gasoline it is at the ready in storage tankers and pipelines. >> help is on the way. kristin fisher is out at national harbor where virginia power is getting ready to send over 1,000 skilled workers to assist up north. good morning kristin. >> reporter: good morning. to be exact we're talking about 1500 skilled workers from dominion virginia power. some of the crews have just started showing up after catching up on much-needed sleep. in just little over an hour they're going to be hitting the road and heading to the areas after superstorm sandy. we're talking about new york and of course the new jersey coast. now in new jersey, what we're talking about here's the latest numbers. 1.7million peo
risen in new york city and of course a lot of people are still devastated by the fires. they can't go anywhere, and water conservation also a huge issue. let's head live to hoboken where we see remay marsh. >>> the national guard are still on stand by, yesterday they rescued people trapped inside their house, but this morning some good news. that contaminated flood water in this area is all gone. >> it's been three days since super storm sandy bore down on the east coast, but recovery is just beginning. governor chris christie of new jersey is asking for patience. >> i need you to have patience as i'm trying to get all these things done. >> christie accompanied president obama on a tour of storm damage yesterday. the president said americans go through tough times, but always bounce back. >> my commitment to the people on this block, the people in this community, and the people in this state is that that same spirit will carry over all the way through until our work is done. >> in new york limited subway service is beginning today with flooded tunnels and packed buses many commuters h
of the city boardwalk. >> we are ready for the residents to come back. >> new york city is ready to continue tradition, too. not everyone is in favor of holding the yearly amohundred marathon. >> a runner from out of town is going to get that room. >> thousands now homeless are asking for federal help. fema is the opening disaster relief centers today, and they will be desperately needed. in atlantic city, new jersey, danielle leigh. >> the jerry sandusky sex abuse seige continues. why two former penn state officials are in court today. unemployment may have to tire, unemployment may have to tire, but it was not all bad news did you know dentures are ten times softer than natural teeth and can be easily scratched? they may also have surface pores, where odor-causing bacteria can grow. that's why dentures require special care. make polident® part of your daily routine. polident's unique microclean formula cleanses gently. it releases antimicrobial agents, including active oxygen, to kill ninety-nine-point-nine percent of odor causing bacteria and reduce plaque. for a cleaner, fresher, bright
in an odd number, and tomorrow drivers with tags ending in an even number can fill up in new york city. with all the power outages, only a quarter of gas stations are operating. that causes long lines, of course, which officials say has caused panic buying and hoarding. >> it has worked well in new jersey and although the shortages are more severe here because we're further down the supply chain, we help it will mitigate the worse of our problems. >> there's good news in staten island, fema's mobile office is open again following the nor'easter this week. >>> very special arrival in new york in the wake of superstorm sandy. a fire truck named the spirit of louisiana being pulled into long beach from the bayou state. it was built 11 years ago and sent to new york as a replacement truck after the 9/11 attacks. it was then sent back to louisiana to help after hurricane katrina. the truck will now help in new york. >>> 11 minutes after 7:00 on this friday morning. increased efforts to battle a big problem in d.c. schools. students who don't show up. coming up next, details of one idea on t
of valuable resources. >> the city of new york is talking about getting water out of the battery tonneau. and preparing for a marathon. do you see that disconnect? >> in some of the hardest-hit communities, the water may be anger ut the residents' is still rising. >> the views show what could've happened to us. look at the widespread damage. she got a chance to see the devastation around her family's vacation home. parts of the area are just unrecognizable. >> this was planned before it sandy came through. car -- this was planned before sandy came through. there were houses there, each comment. 335 went right through there. now it is a brand new in left. -- inlet. mandatory evacuations were ordered for the communication -- communities. that explains why no deaths in that area have been reported. no word yet on when residents will be able to get back into their homes. nbc will host a benefit telethon tomorrow night at 8:00. it will be carried by all the networks of nbc universal. the benefit will feature performances by bruce springsteen, billy joel, a stain, just to name a few -- sting,
slammed new york city. and people there are still begging for gasoline, food and clothing and now they don't know how much longer they can survive. >> we are going to die if we get killed with the weather we are going to die and freeze. >> we are getting. >> captain is presumed dead. >>> all right. time for a check on the weather i know we are waiting for some warmth and sunny skies and i feel like we deserve it. >> all right here's lynette with a check of the forecat. you are getting some -- forecast. you say you are getting negative responses about the cool temperatures. >> since sandy left the area, they say lynette we need the sun and i've been promising we will see it for the weekend. so don't let me down mother nature. let's talk about what he's going on -- what's going on right now. it's cold et that's not going to -- it's cold. that's not going to change. look at temperatures right now coming in at 40 degrees in aberdeen and perry haul and davidsonville at 42 and it's going to be breezy for today as well. the breeze is still sticking around right now the wind out of the west at abo
. >>> the city of new york is rationing gas trying to get people what they need. >>> and baltimore is stepping up and helping those impacted by sandy. we're live showing you how can you lend a hand to those in the state reeling from the massive storm. that's ahead on this friday, november 9th. >>> you want to make plans then you have to know what the weather will be like. >> we're checking by with a check of the forecast. >> i like to plan for the weekend. >> you do that during the week. >> exactly. >>> this what we have the power radar now, not a lot. we have all the sweeps on. we're scanning the skies. get out there and enjoy. now how will you dress? that's the question. clarksville's temperature coming in at 36 degrees. we're cold this morning not as cold as we have been but make sure you bundle up as you head out the door. and the winds out of the northwest at 5 miles per hour. and a bit of an improvement and a wind chill. and coming in at 40 right now. as we head throughout the day. this is what you can expect by lunchtime. let's get a check of traffic. >> we're dealing with the effects of t
. these winds across new york city, are 20-mile-per-hour to 30-mile-per-hour winds that will take us all the way through today. that's all the way from the great lakes, well back into new england, putting up with the strong, gusty winds again today. >> and, sam, we're not done with the threats yet, either. >>> gas leaks could send homes up in flames at any moment. abc's terry moran has the latest on that from bay head. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, george. as dawn comes up over the atlantic behind me, it's hard to imagine that placid ocean obliterating a sand dune and slamming these homes. you can see it here, knocking homes off foundations. ripping out the infrastructure. there's countless gas lines ruptured up and down this shoreline. that's the main danger now, gas. >> one spark, i know it. just really never expected to be what it was. >> reporter: mary ward, like so many here on the jersey shore, has been through so much. >> everywhere you go, you hear -- just the gas, all the open gas lines, going. just scared to death. >> reporter: fire now stalks the shore. this blaze fu
the hearings. >>> superstorm sandy ripped through new york leaving parts of the city in shambles and today, president obama will see the devastation firsthand. he's going to meet with victims who are still recovering from the storm. the president will also visit the first responders who helped during the crisis. some people living on long island are still without power. more than two weeks after sandy struck. >>> it appears making a movie about our 16th president has some perks because today the cast and the crew of the new movie "lincoln" are heading to the white house. steven spielberg directed the film and daniel day-lewis is abraham lincoln. >>> news around the nation right now. a hearing is scheduled for the machine accused -- man accused of murdering 6-year-old etan patz more than 30 years ago. he disappeared from his new york city home and never found. police say that pedro hernandez confessed to the crime back in may and his lawyer claims he's delusional. >>> he is instead in the hospital. colorado movie theater shooting suspect james holmes was taken to the hospital for an unspeci
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york city as well as thousands in maryland, d.c. and virginia. but a bit of good news in new york city. parts of the subway opened against just after 6:00 this morning. >>> two ambulance strike teams from maryland are on their way to new jersey to help with the superstorm recovery effort. the crews headed out less than an hour ago heading for egg harbor township which is west of atlantic city. each team consists of five ambulances and a supervisor. and an overall task force coordinator. they will be assisting in patient evacuations and 911 emergency responses. sponses. >>> early voting picked back up in maryland after a two-day suspension due to hurricane sandy. there was a big turnout at polling stations in bowie and silver spring. the voting day and hours were extended through tomorrow due to the hurricane. we'll look at those lines. wow! more than 19 million people nationwide have already voted even though no votes will be counted until election day. some key states are releasing the party affiliation of those who have voted. so far in florida, 4 #% have voted democrat and 41% repub
in the coming week. >> there is no marathon in new york today. there is a race in the city and across the strike zone. millions rushing to clean up all they can ahead of what forecasters warn is a harsh nor'easter taking aim at the same areas devastated by city. >> we're looking at rain and wind gusts up to 50 miles an hour wednesday into thursday. >> right now with heavy equipment and by hand, the work continues around the clock. >> please start going door-to- door. ask the owners if they need anything. >> teams of volunteers are hoping to tie up debris. they're struggling much-needed supplies to those struggling. >> many have lost their houses. >> what is clear in the middle of the disaster is they still have each other. >> there is a lot of despair. people have cried in my arms, i am sure in all of our arms about how awful this is. the best resource we have to fight this is the new yorkers. >> resources and a bond many lean on to pick up after sandy and prepare for much rougher weather that may be in the way. >> your 11 insta-weather plus forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> we finall
city. abc 2news. >> check that even further north. it's still impossible to get into new york city. the storm crippled the transportation system people tried to get into manhattan. parts of the subway system reopened this morning but some of the tunnels and stations are still filled with water. cars are only allowed in if they are carrying three or for people. >>> and while some people took the bus to work others just hiked across the brooklyn bridge. took some hours to walk to work. many businesses in new york closed wednesday so today is the first time that they made the trek. >> it's amazing what we missed by 100 miles. now we watch the back received sandy continuing to pull in that chilly northern flow. bringing a few showers to the area and that gloomy look out there to the sky. that will continue to be the case through the evening and into a good part of the day tomorrow. there are snow showers, still out of garret with all that snow. by the way a lot of attention on the dam as it'll reach it's highest flood forecast this evening at 18.7 feet. thank goodness that is five fee
to those in need. >>> new york city marathon may have been canceled. instead of embarking the 26.2- mile race, they stayed in to the community to hope victims, thousands of people were delivering supplies and taking donations door to door. statin island was hit hard by the storm. >>> met life stadium in the wake of sandy, the knock giants played at home against the steelers. before the game there was a tribute honoring the victims. first responders emergency medical personnel and volunteers who helped with the rescue efforts. the giants put up a fight. the steelers won. 24-20. ravens are in ball mow, baltimore. first on resulted in a touchdown and in between then and the last fife minutes in the fourth quarter didn't look good. the ravens trailed the browns by one before putting together a drive that sealed the game, final score from cleveland, ravens win, 22-15. >>> ladies night at mt bank stadium, 5000 female fans will join players for a purple evening. this is videos fans will get stadium access, and participate in on field activities. players will be there to sign autographs, the pur
, making sure looters are not taking advantage of the situation. >>> the new york city marathon will happen this weekend. super storm sandy hit the city hard but the race will go on. the mayor made the announcement today. it's scheduled for sunt . a big event like this can help boost the city's resolve and bring people together. >> the nc marathon shows off the spirit of the city like no other. the best thing we can do is celebrate. >> the mayor expects most power to be back on in time for the rate and hopes it will help boost businesses. >>> so much thing as too much candy. do you ever go overboard when buying candy and find yourself left with extra. >> karen had tricks for getting rid of your left overhalloween -- left over halloween streets. >>o ed to buy over 2 billion dollars worth of candy. the sweet stuff can scare parents, so consider stuff for dealing with too many treats. halloween can be a scary time for pediatric dentists. many initiate candy buy-backs why youngsters bring in their sweet treats to exchange for cash and coupons. the dentists send the candy off to operation gratit
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, they are having trouble clearing out the flooded tunnels in and out of new york city. we'll take you there. >>> if congress doesn't stop the fiscal clip, get ready for half a million job losses in this area alone. i'm peggy fox. coming up, i'll show you how everyone feels the effects. >>> and the u.s. postal service gears up to give santa a helping hand during the holiday season. that's coming up next. >>> in tonight's consumer alert, amazon's wine business and wal-mart jump started black friday sales. but first some of santa's helpers kicked off the holiday delivery season. they want you to know that neither rain or snow or night will keep the mail service from delivering your holiday packages. they were decked out the friendship heights branch to announce this year's pick up and delivery service for the holidays. the postal service believes that there will be a record breaking year for door-to-door mailing and shipment. >> the postal service this year will deliver over 365 million packages this holiday season. and that is up 20%. over last year. >> and they said that they also expect mor
't have power we should mention. we have the city manager of long beach, new york, a big commuter town to the city of manhattan and one particularly hit hard by superstorm sandy. jack, how much of an impact is this snowstorm on top of everything else here you're having to deal with? >> hi, jenna. yeah we took a huge punch from superstorm sandy last week. it knocked out our critical infrastructure, our water, our sewer and power. this week an unprecedented five, six inches of --. jenna: we'll see if we can get jack back. he was mentioning some of the infrastructure problems that the city is going through. i assume he is probably talking to us on his cell phone. sometimes that can be a problem. i was chatting with jack during the break, i said wow of all the fatigue. jack is back with us. jack we lost you mid-sentence there. you were saying saw unprecedented level of five to six inches of snow and infrastructure being affected. pick up from there. where is your community today as far as any state of recovery? >> sure. you know, in superstorm sandy we lost our water, our sewer and power a
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